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Editor in Chief Mohamed Wadie

GFP: Egypt among World’s Most Powerful Armies 2022

Fri 21 Jan 2022 | 03:23 PM
Ahmad El-Assasy

Egypt moved up to number 12 in the Global Fire Power (GFP) ranking of the world's most powerful armies for the year 2022.

Turkey was ranked 13th, and Iran was 14th. Saudi Arabia came up at number 20 in this ranking, beating more established nations like Canada, Poland, Sweden, and South Africa.

Algeria ranked 31st, while Iraq ranked 34th, the UAE ranked 36th, Syria ranked 47th, Morocco ranked 55th, Kuwait ranked 71st, Libya rated 72nd, Sudan ranked 73rd, Tunisia ranked 74th, and Jordan ranked 75th in this classification, according to GFP rankings.

Qatar came in at 77th place, followed by the Sultanate of Oman at 78th, Yemen at 80th, and Lebanon at 114th.

As is customary, Russia came in second, followed by China, India, and Japan. Israel was rated 18th.

More than 50 indicators are used to evaluate the position of each country's military capability in this global ranking of the most strong armies.

Nuclear power is not included in this classification, which takes into account military and financial strength, logistical capabilities, and geographic factors.